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Eisei-en & Bjorn’s Big Bonsai Weekend

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. I found this Shimpaku rock planting in a vast array of Bjorn Bjorholm’s online photos. I couldn’t find any text with the photo, so it’s hard to tell if it’s a root-over-rock (if it is, the root must be on the other side) or a on root-on-rock. No matter, it’s great tree Read More

How To Develop A Chojubai-

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Last week I was flipping back and forth between old photos and newer ones to see how a Dwarf Flowering Quince ‘Chojubai’ bonsai has changed. Just to take six years in the life of this old fella, from 2012 to 2018, one can see a difference in the ramification. The first Read More

Valentin’s Bonsai Behemoth

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.   This is what can happen to an old bonsai behemoth in the hands of the right artist. In this case the hands belong to Valentín Cruz. The tree is a yamadori (collected from the wild) Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) Continuing with North American bonsai in our lead up to the 6th Read More

Bonsai Boon and His Twenty Super Students

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Boon Manakitivipart’s Itoigawa Sargent Juniper that won the Finest Medium Size Bonsai award at the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. From a September, 2016 Bark post Continuing with North American bonsai in our lead up to the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition… The more I look at the tree above, the more I Read More

SMALL CHINESE ELM

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I have had this tree throughout its entire development and it has been an interesting ride. The latest alteration has been a small change to the planting angle and a small turn to the left and these occurred at the recent repot. October 2017 August 2018 Go to the source blog Read More

MY “ELEPHANT” LARCH IN THE LATEST “BONSAI FOCUS” MAGAZINE.

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog. Hi everybody, this afternoon I was pleasantly surprised when I read through the new edition of the Bonsai Focus magazine (145). On page 39 there was a stunning picture of my “Elephant” Larch that Farrand Bloch (Bonsai Focus) shot last May at the prestigious second “KEI BONSAI KAI” show at the legendary “GINKGO” Read More

NEW Bonsai T-Shirts & the 6th U.S. National

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Our neighbor Sophie modeling our Brand NEW all cotton Stone Lantern T-shirt. And no, Sophie is not a professional model. Just a friend (and local police officer). You can order your T-shirt online for 20.00 plus a very modest shipping charge or save the shipping charge and pick one up at the upcoming Read More

Into the Mountains

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. Apprenticeship life has been difficult in some aspects and a big change from what I’ve been doing, but all in all manageable and very doable. From what I understand I have it easy compared to past generations  but regardless of the past, I will develop this experience as my own and make the Read More

BEST YAMADORI HAWTHORN EVER

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Well its the best potential that I have dug and I do have a couple. This one was dug in August 2016 (late winter down under) and has spent two years in a plastic pot recovering and gaining strength. It is very difficult to guess how old this is but it Read More

Suthin’s Beautiful Beasts & the 6th U.S. National Exhibition

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This beautiful beast with it rugged trunk and luminous foliage belongs to Suthin. Here’s his caption… “#04 Shimpaku ‘Itoigawa’ Tree’s height: 39 inches. Interesting PM. me. Pick up at US. National show in Rochester, NY. suthinbonsaistudio.com” Continuing with American bonsai leading up to the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition (Rochester, NY, September 8th & 9th – it’s Read More